Wednesday, October 20, 2004
Places, villages, towns (Localités du Grand Duché de Luxembourg): http://www.luxalbum.com/villages.htm
or search: http://www.luxalbum.com/search.htm
Localites du Luxembourg: http://genhames.free.fr/villeslux.htm
Genealogy in Luxembourg: http://www.deltgen.com
Genealogical Data from Luxembourg: http://www.roots.lu
Généalogie au Grand-Duché de Luxembourg / Ahnenforschung im Grossherzogtum Luxembourg: http://www.st2000.lu
Archives Nationales du Grand-Duché de Luxembourg: http://www.an.etat.lu/index2.htm
Films listed here are also available through the FHL, and are often better quality through the LDS.
Institut Grand-Ducal: http://www.igd-leo.lu/
Thanks to François from the Trier-Roots-L for these links. Many Luxembourg place-names appear with spelling variations. According to the Onomastics page, because Luxembourg is on language borders between germanic and romanic languages, "place names may have diverging German, French or Luxembourgish versions.... Luxembourg place names that can be found on the road maps and official modern documents are the French ones. In older records the German names can be found frequently. Signposts at the entrance of villages and towns bear the French name and underneath in italics the Luxembourgish name in case it differs. The Luxembourg place names are those used by the Luxembourgers in everyday life. Frequently records abroad regarding emigrated Luxembourgers bear the place names in Luxembourgish language." Consult the Institut Grand-Ducal pages for all the village name variations.
Luxembourg Message Board: http://boards.ancestry.com/mbexec/board/rw/localities.weurope.luxembourg.general
Luxembourg on My Mind: http://members.aol.com/VailCorp/lux11.html
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